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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 2017
    Uganda

    Compulsory acquisition is the power of government to acquire private rights in land for a public purpose, without the willing consent of its owner or occupant. This power is known by a variety of names depending on a country’s legal traditions, including eminent domain, expropriation, takings  and  compulsory purchase.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    Other legal document
    March, 2017
    Africa, South Africa

    Writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the MPRDA Amend­ment Bill 15D of 2013 to the Gaut­eng Leg­is­la­ture, made on behalf of the Land Access Move­ment of South Africa (LAM­OSA), the Amadiba Cri­sis Com­mit­tee (ACC), and Bench Marks Foun­da­tion.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 1952
    India

    An Act to provide for the abolition of all the rights, title and interest in land of intermediaries by whatever name known, including the mortgagees and lessees of such interest, between the raiyat and the State of Odisha, for vesting in the said State of the said right, title and interest and to make provision for other matter connected therewith.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2005
    India

    This Hindu Succession Act Amendment made in 2005 was to grant, among others, rights to women to inherit agricultural land of the parents and husband. Under this amendment the daughters, including married daughters, are coparceners in joint family property, with the same birth right as sons, to share, claim partition, and (by presumption) to become karta (managers), while also sharing the liabilities. This would be applicable for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains religious communities of India.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 2012
    India

    An Act to deal with undertaking survey and settlement operations in the State by adopting modern technology to minimize the time span without compromising the quality, transparency and grievance redressal and related matters.

  6. Library Resource

    A Study of its Status, Issues, and Challenges in Implementation of Policies and Provisions

    Legislation
    November, 2017
    India

    Access to homestead land, and housing in turn, are basic requirements for human survival. Every citizen needs to have a safe, secure and healthy place to live, work and lead a life of dignity. A house provides not only physical protection against the vagaries of nature, but also space and privacy to an individual and his family for physical, emotional and intellectual growth.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    September, 1960
    India

    This Act may be called the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960.

    It extends to the whole of the State of Manipur except the hill areas thereof: Provided that the State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, extend the whole or any part of any section of this Act to any of the hill areas of Manipur also as may be specified in such notification. 

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 1938
    India

    This Act may be called the West Bengal land Reforms Act, 1955. It extends to the whole of West Bengal [except the area described in Schedule I of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation Act, 1980, but not excepting the area included in the said Schedule, which, immediately before the coming into force of the Calcutta Muncipal Corporation (Amendment) Act, 1983, wascomprised in the municipality of Jadavpur, South Suburban or Garden Reach. 

    This act is modified up to the 1st January, 1999.

  9. Library Resource

    National Expropriation Law

    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    January, 1977
    Argentina

    This is Argentina's national law on expropriation dating back to 1977.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2000
    Belize

    This the Belizean housing and town planning act. It is the primary piece of legislation for these topics.

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